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allegation that have the band us is -- suspend he had. still on the seek end of moisture that stretches gear down to the gulf of mexico. we'll show what you that means for the rest of the forecast coming up. we are live in rio as pip lee ans -- olympians people are to go gold. now, channel 3 good evening, everyone. they are free at last. today, a judge in east chief lapped granted three men their freedom after they served 20 years for a crime they say they did not commit. channel 3 is -- has the reaction. they were known as the east cleveland 3. they were convicted of march. it did are -- murder.
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the record street. finally justice for three men who spent two decades in prison. they woke up bracing for the possibility of a new trial. one that could clear them of a 1995 murder. instead, a judge dismissed their case altogether, freeing them once and for all. emotion followed. >> >> i didn't i would -- i didn't think i would see that day. they've come down from heaven. thank you. >> that's why we came. >> turns out, there was misconduct from the beginning. a prosecutor had allegedly written a letter to police urging them to conceal records in the trial. key witnesses were kept from the jury and one changed her testimony. you would have thought these would harden these men. it appears to have only made
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>> one of the men tells us his experience made him a better person. his inspiration through this all is nelson mandela. they credit him thanks to the innocence project. they were looking at this case for about ten years to get it here. >> this is amazing the power of forgiveness and understanding. >> it's a lesson to us all. can you imagine knowing that time you're innocent and other thing to point out. that kill or charged. now, to avon where police are investigating after a construction worker who was hit and killed. it happened just north of middleton at around 2:00 in afternoon. the worker was directing a dump truck whiffs backing up through the construction zone when it hit him. the victim's name has not been released at this time. the investigation is on going. continuing coverage now that deadly shooting at a taco bell drive through. police believe the killer was
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they pulled up to the fast food restaurant on over land drive and ended up shooting and killing a 49-year-old. a witness who heard the shots say he hopes they catch the suspect soon. >> this is a good town to live in, but now we're just fearing for our life. we have to watch our back. >> >> reporter: police did not have a good description of the suspect but consider him armed and dangerous. a truck aggravated vehicular homicide charges tonight in connection to a crash that killed a young girl along the ohio turnpike. troopers say she crashed into nine sneak a construction zone yesterday. a 14-year-old new york girl was killed in the crash and at least 7 others were injured. new details tonight in the hazing allegations involving streetsboro high school's bond in a message posted on the district's website, the
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were pushed into a lake at night without knowing if they could swim. he also said some students were wrapped in plastic wrap to trees or mocked in skits. last week, they were suspended following hazing allegations and the band director and assistant band direct or were put on administrative leave. they hope to have the program back up and running soon. kids in the metropolitan school district, they were day number one of the 2016- doctor 17 -- 2017 school year. they are learning about the tax levy that's up on the ballot. carly joins us and it makes up a big part of the budget, buzzent it -- doesn't it? >> reporter: yes.
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it makes up 10% of the operating budget, so it's a significant financial component for the district. >> the district is going to thrive on its workforce. if we're going to fill all of the jobs of our community, we have to fill it with our own people. >> reporter: the coe says -- ceo says to do that, we need to provide people with a good education. they are moving in the right direction, while the most recent state report card shows the graduation rate at 66%. that's actually up 14% ov last five years. enrollment is up, too. those recent gains, thanks in part to a electrics testifiy of $15 million passed in 2012. if the public ex vents it ten -- extends it again, it will generate a lot of support. >> we need that to make them go faster. >> reporter: they are still organizing a come pain pushing in favor of the tax levy. you can see the first round of
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olympics. election day is november 8th. reporting live in cleveland, channel 3 news. >> thanks very much. now we turn to politics and republican presidential candidate and nominee donald trump made a stop in the buckeye state today. he spoke at a rally at youngstown state where he talked about his plan to test immigrants. >> i call it extreme, extreme vetting. our country has enough problems. coming into the united states to believe in religious freedom, gender equality and gay rights. they would use government questionnaires, social media and interviews with friends to check their answers. congressman steve was remembered today at a special memorial service here in chief -- cleveland. he served northeast ohio through three decades. he passed away following
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issues important to our region. he left congress in 2012, frustrated with the founting gridlock. -- mounting gridlock. he was 62. coming up next, thousands rescued, historic flooding continues in louisiana. how the federal government is stepping in to help. hotels hacked. malware found in the systems of hoe tale changes. what you need to know and how you should handle it if you stay there right after the
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a major disaster after historic flooding in baton rouge. president obama has been requested to make a declaration.
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baton rouge. more are expected to be added. more than six have died and 20,000 people have had to be rescued. one person was shot in milwaukee over the weekend as protest over a fatal police shooting did turn violent. demonstrateors gathered several times over the course of the weekend after officers shot and killed a 23-year-old who fled a police traffic stop on foot. one fire was started not far from the gas station that was set on of the protected. the national guard was activated but were uncalled in overnight. certain hotels may have been hit by hackers. hotel operator ati hotels and resorts says malware was put into place in at least 20 locations, including marriott, high at, and westin hotels. the only hotel included is westin in cincinnati.
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thousands of food, drink, and other transactions. customers who notice anything suspicious should contact the card issuer directly. it sounds like a dream job for a toy tester and your kid could be one of the local kids at the local company is looking for. loyal toy maker step 2 is looking for kids ages 1 to 5 to test out eight different toys. jasmine joined the professionals to give us a look. >> re heart about -- thought about buying the toy did you -- but didn't want to buy it because you think your kid may not play with it? they have toy testing, and you just have to apply. eight different toys and over 1,000 applications. why? for step 2 toy testing, a general wuss opportunity for kids to play with a toy before they buy it from the store. >> this is a great opportunity
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let's try this out, and it's something that we lie to play with and mix the gender lines. >> reporter: some of the toys your kids can test are the hot wheels car and track play table, little cooks kitchen, and the just like home pro handyman workbench. are they as fun as they look? i asked the experts. >> i like the hot wheels track? why? >> because it's so cool. >> playing with cars that are not doing anything. >> ashley says having the development of each toy before it hits the store. >> it helps with research and development and marketing and creating new products for the future. >> reporter: after testing the toy for a couple weeks, families then submit their review and in return-er. >> as thank you for their time and all the hard work for writing the review and taking the video and sending it to us, they get to keep the toy. >> reporter: if you're a
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is go to and apply today. still ahead, we head live to rio where a couple locals are getting heady to go for gold. -- ready to go for gold. we have an update on your rain chances coming up.
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you have seen the olympics on tv and you've likely also tracked or posted about them. the olympics are all over social media and technology is tracking our use. scott has the latest data at his fingertips. >> reporter: it's not exactly a sport, but posting s hotter than ever during these
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19 poll vollers have ever reached that height, and he's
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one of them. he followed in his father's footsteps competing in canada. another athlete moved forward finishing 5th, high enough to qualify for the final. he won silver in london. that's form night. a woman competes again tomorrow night in the long jump. that's her specialty here at the olympics. the 4x100 relay still on deck for thursday. she won gold in front team in london. now, tomorrow morning, nate -- you've seen him here -- he competes for team canada in the men's 1500 meeter race. that is his -- this is his third olympics. you might recognize him as the cross-country coach in lakewood. all of these events, jimmy, taking place at olympic stadium. we know that's where all eyes are going to be tonight, and i am headed over there as soon as i get off camera here so i can talk to clayton and shawn as
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we are pulling for them, praying for them. doing anything we can to help them get everything together for a medal tonight. >> thanks. have a great night tonight over there. that's exciting. thank you. she's going over to the olympic stadium. >> how about that? >> i'm just going to go over to the olympics. yeah. >> you and i are popping a >> lasagna for me. quite a weekend for the poor indians. and you, too. >> they imagined to -- they imagined. it's hard because it's the angels it's a long trip for them. >> and they're not coming back. right? >> exactly. today we knocked another one off the list with boston. that one is done. that was from clear back in april and now as we move forward, we still have showers and thunderstorm chances. that does include tonight, slim
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we have misty areas, drizzly areas and light showers coming and going. we may see rumbles of thunder as we can through the night. we're watching this area moving to the north. it's now getting into columbus. at 5:00, it was hitting cincinnati. that will continue to move northeast as well. the bulk of the rain is still out to the west of us. we kind of get these impulses that keep riding up the backside of the mississippi river. as those impulses come north, it's helping to use a lot of we're still on -- moisture. we're still on the receiving end of this pipeline that moves northward and it's not going to shut off any time soon. the rain chances will remain with us tonight. temperatures tomorrow morning likely to be in the low to mid- 70s to start the day. isolated rain chance can't be ruled out in the morning. as the day goes on, we'll see some sun peek through. we'll see scattered showers developing as the afternoon and evening goes on. it does not look like it's going to be a total washout for the evening, if you have any
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account for some stattered rain and thunderstorms. we have highs tomorrow in the mid 80s. the best chance $for rain -- chances for rain will be in the afternoon andening other. we'll try to dry things out for thursday and friday. a big cold front comes through this weekend and by this time next week, hopefully we'll be in the clear even with the humidity. final for the summer games schedule brought to you by ohio's number one hospital, part of nbc's prime time coverage includes track and field where we crown a champion in the women's 400 meters. gymnastics, the men's apparatus finals. driving, you'll -- diving, you'll see qualifying. that's your access toent to's summer games schedule brought to you by cleveland clinic providing you with access to the number one care any time
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have you seen rob portman's ads saying he's leading the fight against opioids? well here's what he's not telling you: rob portman actually voted against the funding needed for the program. that's right, portman voted against the funding. and as heroine ravaged our communities, rob portman voted twice for budgets
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the best performance is the women's 3,000 meter steeplechase. the american record was broken and she took home a bronze medal. she clocked in at she's the first american to win in steeplechase, a medal. since 1984. start now at tri-cities where futures begins. now, the window nation sports report. >> it was an afternoon game today and a make-up game for the indians and red sox over a progressive deal made up from the first three games of the regular season when there was
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3-2. 4th inning we pick it up. scoreless. davis against pomeran. le they go ahead. but in the 6th, big poppy hit a home run, two runs. his 27th of the year and he's retiring at the end of the year. that made it-1 9th, with two on and two out, abraham pops up and did you say pin makes the grab and the indians lose 3-2. their winning streak is over at four games and it's a four and a half game lead. the medal count is brought to you by university hospital. the united states leading the way now with 72 medals and more opportunities for medals coming
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us. coming up next, the olympics. everything on the screen that's up there, that's not happening next. entertainment tonight is not happening next. any way. the him pick zone is next. we're all back after prime time
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